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Nagaland will Continue the Lockdown Till July 15th

The Nagaland government has extended the lockdown in the state till July 15 to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a government spokesperson said.

The state cabinet after thorough deliberation and recommendations of the respective district taskforce on COVID-19, decided to maintain status quo on the current lockdown measures, he said.

Mr Kronu said that the inter-state borders connecting Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh will continue to remain sealed and the number of police personnel on duty in the inter-state check gates will be increased.

The total 434 COVID-19 cases, 266 are active while 168 have recovered.A total of 19 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported out of 322 suspected samples tested on Monday, he said.

The districts with COVID-19 cases are Dimapur 183, Kohima 112, Peren 89, Mon 38, Tuensang 8, Zunheboto 3, and one in Phek district, a Health department release said.

The other four districts of the state – Mokokchung, Longleng, Kiphire and Wokha – have not reported any COVID-19 case till date.